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Climbing Is My Passion

Author : Cox House Publishing
ISBN : 1705658741
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This Is A Blank Lined Notebook/Journal With An Inspirational Cover, That Will Never Let You Feel Bored. It Consist Of 100 Perfectly Sized Pages 8.5x11" This Notebook/Journal Is Specially Made For A Climbing Lover Who Loves Writing About His/Her Journey. Also, This Can Be A Perfect Gift For Your Climber Friend/Family Member. Features: * Perfectly Sized: 8.5x11" * Interior Details: Blank Lined * Number Of Pages: 100 Sturdy Pages * Cover: Soft Glossy Cover With A Smooth Finish that Feels Amazing. * High Quality Paper That Allow Perfect Absorbency For Pens, Gel-Pens And Other Writing Materials. * Great Size For Convenient Carrying * Perfect For Gift Giving What're You Waiting For, Click The Buy Now Button Above And Order It Now!
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My Passion

Author : V. Alexander Stefan
ISBN : 9781889545936
Genre : Physicists
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Category: Physicists

High Exposure

Author : David Breashears
ISBN : 9780684865454
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 86.9 MB
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The author, a noted mountaineer and cinematographer, describes a lifetime of conquering the world's mountain peaks and discusses his 1996 expedition to Mount Everest to create his IMAX film "Everest."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Adventure Sports Photography

Author : Tom Bol
ISBN : 9780132876681
Genre : Photography
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Adventure Sports Photography, by renowned photographer and workshop leader Tom Bol, combines personal stories from field experience with expert photo technique. Aspiring outdoor photographers, both adventure sports shooters and outdoor photography enthusiasts, will find this book to be a valuable reference and guide. It covers everything an adventure sports shooter needs to know to get the shot–from packing and organizing gear for an afternoon shoot of rock climbing at the local crag to a month-long sea kayaking expedition. You’ll explore composition and creative angles for stunning adventure sports images, and learn in-depth techniques for using speedlights and strobes for creative lighting when you’re shooting in the field. This book also shows you how to create a sequence shot and set up an effective digital workflow. In addition to creating environmental portraits, you’ll find out how to produce quality video of adventure sports. Tom Bol has been photographing adventure sports for more than 25 years, documenting adventures on every continent, and his work has been published worldwide. He is a regular contributor to Digital Photo magazine, and he’s been recognized as one of National Geographic Adventure’s “50 of America’s Top Visionaries” for his photography. Tom’s work has been featured by Elinchrom, LowePro, Manfrotto, and Nikon, and he is a Sandisk Extreme Team member. PDN readers voted Tom one of the photography world’s best workshop leaders. He is also an instructor at Kelby Training, Maine Photo Workshops, Photo Quest Adventures, and Strabo Photo Tours.
Category: Photography

Edge Of The Map

Author : Johanna Garton
ISBN : 9781680512892
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Edge of the Map is equal parts inspiring, dramatic, and heartbreaking. One of America’s greatest high altitude mountaineers, Christine Boskoff was at the top of her career when she and her partner died in an avalanche in 2006. Charismatic, principled, and humble, Boskoff was also a deeply loved role model to her climbing partners and the Sherpa community. Edge of the Map traces the sharp twists and turns in Boskoff’s life, from her early years as a Lockheed engineer, through her first successes in the climbing world, to her purchase of Seattle-based Mountain Madness after owner and climber Scott Fischer died in the 1996 Everest disaster. Her life was one of constant achievement mixed with personal tragedy. The story follows Boskoff as she perseveres and moves on to even bigger peaks, earning acclaim as a world-class mountaineer, then later as she finds an alpine partnership with legendary Colorado climber Charlie Fowler.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Why We Climb

Author : Chris Noble
ISBN : 9781493018543
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Why We Climb is a celebration, in word and image, of those aspects of the climbing life that are most universal, meaningful, and long lasting— the strong connection to partners and nature; the physical and mental mastery required (and how to achieve it); the rewards of exploring oneself and the world through climbing. Through interviews with some of North America’s most notable climbers the book undertakes a quest to find the soul of climbing— asking what compels men and women to dedicate their lives to the challenges and deprivations of living in a vertical world? What are the sacrifices and what are the rewards? And most importantly, can the lessons learned on cliff faces, frozen waterfalls, and alpine peaks— lessons of respect, discipline, commitment, humility and simplicity—be brought home and used to benefit society as a whole?
Category: Sports & Recreation

Climbing The Spiritual Mountain

Author : Alan Davey
ISBN : 9781630874742
Genre : Religion
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This is a guide for spiritual mountain climbers. In the Scriptures, connecting with Abba often leads to a mountain. Modern spiritual writers have long recognized this scriptural metaphor and explored the nature of this journey of ascent. Drawing on the text of the Bible, works of literature, and the writings of mystics both old and new, Climbing the Spiritual Mountain speaks of the desires and intentions, discipline, and effort involved in developing our intimacy with Christ. In Jesus' dealings with people in the Gospels, he draws them up the spiritual mountain through dialogue and questions. Like Socrates of old, his teaching method probes our thinking, knowledge, and motives. In the process, he stimulates our longing and desire to reach the summit. There are challenges, hurdles, and difficult choices to make as we climb the spiritual mountain. But the reward--approaching the beautiful One who is our Abba--far outshines any sacrifice we may make on the climb.
Category: Religion

Raising The Bar

Author : Gary Erickson
ISBN : 9780787976309
Genre : Business & Economics
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In April of 2000, Gary Erickson turned down a $120 million offer to buy his thriving company. Today, instead of taking it easy for the rest of his life and enjoying a luxurious retirement, he's working harder than ever. Why would any sane person pass up the financial opportunity of a lifetime? Raising the Bar tells the amazing story of Clif Bar's Gary Erickson and shows that some things are more important than money. Gary Erickson and coauthor Lois Lorentzen tell the unusual and inspiring story about following your passion, the freedom to create, sustaining a business over the long haul, and living responsibly in your community and on the earth. Raising the Bar chronicles Clif Bar's ascent from a homemade energy bar to a $100 million phenomenon with an estimated 35 million consumers, and a company hailed by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. four years in a row. The book is filled with compelling personal stories from Erickson's life-trekking in the Himalayan mountains, riding his bicycle over roadless European mountain passes, climbing in the Sierra Nevada range--as inspiration for his philosophy of business. Throughout the book, Erickson--a competitive cyclist, jazz musician, world traveler, mountain climber, wilderness guide, and entrepreneur--convinces us that sustaining one's employees, community, and environment is good business. If you are a manager, executive, business owner, or board member, Raising the Bar is your personal guide to corporate integrity. If you are a sports enthusiast, environmentalist, adventure lover, intrigued by a unique corporate culture, or just interested in a good story, Raising the Bar is for you.
Category: Business & Economics

Falling From Grace

Author : Ann Eriksson
ISBN : 9781897142844
Genre : Fiction
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Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make all the difference, like chromosomes, sperm, bugs or an endangered seabird that nests in old-growth forests. But, what’s big or what’s little depends entirely on your perspective. Faye Pearson is a three-and-a-half-foot tall female scientist doing entomological research in the tallest trees on Vancouver Island, who is pit with a ragtag group of protesters against the might of a multinational logging corporation. The story of Faye and her struggle to function in a world not made for people her size is poignant and heart-warming. Whether she is lusting after her climbing partner, standing up to a conflicted logging boss, dressing down an insulting interviewee, nurturing a wayward child in the midst of an environmental standoff, or being carted off under the arm of a Mountie, you’ll be unable to resist this amazing woman. There is a fall in Eriksson’s novel, but also incredible moments of grace. Falling from Grace is a novel of no small achievement.
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Where The Mountain Casts Its Shadow

Author : Maria Coffey
ISBN : 9781429977425
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Without risk, say mountaineers, there would be none of the self-knowledge that comes from pushing life to its extremes. For them, perhaps, it is worth the cost. But when tragedy strikes, what happens to the people left behind? Why would anyone choose to invest in a future with a high-altitude risk-taker? What is life like in the shadow of the mountain? Such questions have long been taboo in the world of mountaineering. Now, the spouses, parents and children of internationally renowned climbers finally break their silence, speaking out about the dark side of adventure. Maria Coffey confronted one of the harshest realities of mountaineering when her partner Joe Tasker disappeared on the Northeast Ridge of Everest in 1982. In Where the Mountain Casts Its Shadow, Coffey offers an intimate portrait of adventure and the conflicting beauty, passion, and devastation of this alluring obsession. Through interviews with the world's top climbers, or their widows and families-Jim Wickwire, Conrad Anker, Lynn Hill, Joe Simpson, Chris Bonington, Ed Viesturs, Anatoli Boukreev, Alex Lowe, and many others-she explores what compels men and women to give their lives to the high mountains. She asks why, despite the countless tragedies, the world continues to laud their exploits. With an insider's understanding, Coffey reveals the consequences of loving people who pursue such risk-the exhilarating highs and inevitable lows, the stress of long separations, the constant threat of bereavement, and the lives shattered in the wake of climbing accidents. Where the Mountain Casts Its Shadow is a powerful, affecting and important book that exposes the far reaching personal costs of extreme adventure.
Category: Sports & Recreation

100 Greatest Cycling Climbs

Author : Simon Warren
ISBN : 9781781010174
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Cycling is Britain’s biggest boom sport and nowhere is the boom more evident than on the road: once seen as the preserve of serious racers, the road bike has recently found a new lease of life due to the popularity of challenge rides and Sportives. It is now possible for cyclists of all abilities to ride a well marked, well marshalled event just about any weekend of the year, usually based around one, two or sometimes as many as ten fearsome hills. For the first time, here is a pocket-sized guide to the 100 greatest climbs in the land, the building blocks for these rides, written by a cyclist for cyclists. From lung busting city centre cobbles to leg breaking windswept mountain passes, this guide locates the roads that have tested riders for generations and worked their way into cycling folklore. Whether you’re a leisure cyclist looking for a challenge or an elite athlete trying to break records stick this book in your pocket and head for the hills. To watch a video of Simon Warren in action click here
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Up My Life S Journey To The Top Of Everest

Author : Ben Fogle
ISBN : 9780008319205
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest. Everest, the mountain of my childhood dreams. A mountain that has haunted me my whole life. A mountain I have seen hundreds of times in photographs and films but never in real life.
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Remember Who You Are

Author : Daisy Wademan
ISBN : 9781633690363
Genre : Business & Economics
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Leadership requires many attributes besides intelligence and business savvy—courage, character, compassion, and respect are just a few. New managers learn concrete skills in the classroom or on the job, but where do they hone the equally important human values that will guide them through a career that is both successful and meaningful? In this inspirational book, Daisy Wademan gathers lessons on balancing the personal and professional responsibilities of leadership from faculty members of Harvard Business School. Offering a rare glimpse inside the classrooms in which many of the world's prominent leaders are trained, Remember Who You Are imparts lessons learned not in business, but in life. From the revelations on luck and obligation brought by a terrifying mountain accident to a widowed mother's lesson of respect for people rather than job titles, these unforgettable stories and reflections, shared by renowned contributors from Rosabeth Moss Kanter to former HBS Dean Kim Clark, remind us that great leadership is not only about the mind, but the heart.
Category: Business & Economics

Studies Of A Biographer

Author : Leslie Stephen
ISBN : 9781108047715
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Sir Leslie Stephen (1832–1904) was founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography (DNB). Also a writer on philosophy, ethics, and literature, he was educated at Eton, King's College, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he remained as a Fellow and a tutor for a number of years. Though a sickly child, he later became a keen and successful mountaineer, taking part in first ascents of nine peaks in the Alps. These biographical essays and critiques were written originally for the National Review and published as two two-volume sets in 1898 and 1902. These vignettes show that, despite the years of preparing material for the DNB to its particular editorial requirements, Stephen was still a master of the finely crafted depiction of the essence of his chosen subjects. Volume 3 includes essays on Donne, John Ruskin, the Brownings' letters and, in complete contrast, a chapter considering the pleasures of walking.
Category: Literary Criticism

E3 For Life

Author : Adam Hart
ISBN : 9781897435458
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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e3 for LIFE explains the 3 elements for attaining abundant health and happiness with ease - FOOD, THOUGHTS & HABITS. Adam Hart begins his story by revealing how he was once very unhealthy. Despite being pre-diabetic, overweight and suffering from mental illness in the form of depression and anxiety attacks, Adam was able to regain control over his own health once he discovered the power of food. It was this discovery that allowed Adam to begin living his life from a place of abundant health and happiness. Along the way to regaining control over his own health, Adam stumbled upon a success formula that has the key feature of requiring no restrictions to your diet or lifestyle in any way, with proven results. Yes, Adam had to make very big sacrifices to discover what is shared with you in e3 for LIFE, but you do not have to make any sacrifices to achieve all your desired health goals - e3 for LIFE shows you how to do this with ease. e3 for LIFE introduces you to a success system within each of the 3 elements for abundant health and happiness. It all begins with the FOOD you eat, followed by the THOUGHTS you have, and concludes with your HABITS that produce your results. The minute you pick up e3 for LIFE, you will discover tips, secrets, tools and resources that will ensure your ability to experience the result you desire, within a matter of days "Includes over 60 Scrumptious Recipes to get you started right away " About the Author: ADAM HART is a nutrition expert, whole foods chef, professional speaker, coach and author. He has been a nutritional researcher for over 10 years, studying the ideal foods for attaining abundant health and happiness. Along the way Adam discovered the essential secrets to eating for maximum nutrition without making drastic changes to one's diet or lifestyle. In 2003 Adam founded Power of Food, a very popular nutrition and lifestyle company based on educating both public and private sector agencies and individuals on the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. Adam has become a renowned speaker and sought-after presenter throughout North America. He currently lives in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. ""It took me over 10 years of struggling and battling to lose over 40 pounds, reverse my pre-diabetic state and eliminate my daily depression, and it was not easy. But I am here to tell you that you do not have to struggle anymore to start living your life with abundant HEALTH & HAPPINESS. e3 for LIFE will make it easy for you to overcome your biggest life challenges, quickly and easily."" Your Friend In Health, Adam Hart www.PowerofFood.com TESTIMONIALS "I feel fantastic e3 for LIFE provided the 3 key systems that made it simple for me to experience what it truly feels like to be healthy and happy. Thank you so much for sharing your story, Adam. I will be sharing e3 for LIFE with all my friends and family." - Jack Godin "e3 for LIFE supplied me with the initial kick start I so badly needed and guided me every step of the way. This book is essential for anyone wanting to get more out of life." - Janice Murkowski "I have to admit that I was amazed at how quickly I began to experience my results. I always thought it would take weeks, but within days e3 for LIFE had me more energized and confident. This book is truly amazing." - Lisa Fairmont "e3 for LIFE has been the best thing for me and my family. We are now able to experience daily success towards our health that I never dreamed possible. Not only is it simple to read, but you feel as if you are guided every step of the way." - Jenny Holstad "WOW, this is impressive. You have really over delivered. I can't wait for your second book." - Peter Crescent
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Climbing

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019140133
Genre : Rock climbing
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Category: Rock climbing

Life Love And Misery

Author : Chris Lucas
ISBN : 9780595125975
Genre : Poetry
File Size : 30.64 MB
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A collection of poems and writings that apply to all parts of life, and all moods. It draws you in and makes you think about your own life. A great inspiration.
Category: Poetry

Visual Poetry

Author : Chris Orwig
ISBN : 0132104849
Genre : Photography
File Size : 30.27 MB
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A great photograph has the potential to transcend verbal and written language. But how do you create these photographs? It’s not the how that’s important, but the who and the what. Who you are as a person has a direct impact on what you capture as a photographer. Whether you are an amateur or professional, architect or acupuncturist, physician or photographer, this guide provides inspiration, simple techniques, and assignments to boost your creative process and improve your digital images using natural light without additional gear. Chris Orwig’s insights—to reduce and simplify, participate rather than critique, and capture a story—have made him an immensely popular workshop speaker and faculty member at the prestigious Brooks Institute. His engaging stories presented as lessons follow his classroom approach and highlight what students say is his contagious passion for life. In this accessible and beautifully illustrated four-color guide you will: Discover visual poetry in the creative process Use less to say more with your subject matter Learn to see light, color, shape, and expression Understand what gear is essential Create compelling portraits Make lasting memories of your family and kids Capture the outdoors and adventure Begin the transition from amateur to professional Chris also includes exclusive interviews with such photographers as: Steve McCurry, Chris Rainier, John Sexton, Rodney Smith, Joyce Tenneson, John Paul Caponigro, Marc Riboud, and Pete Turner. Share your work with the author and other readers at www.flickr.com/groups/visual-poet and visit the Web site: www.visual-poet.com.
Category: Photography

Climbing Higher A Life In Poetry

Author : Randy Goss
ISBN : 9781597813396
Genre : Poetry
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Goss illustrates how real-life poetry goes beyond the niceties of the norm and gives meaning where meaning has been lost.
Category: Poetry